"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released

Fans of Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould's Breaking Bad prequel/sequel/parallel series Better Call Saul have been waiting patiently to find out when Bob Odenkirk's Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman would be hanging out his shingle for a fifth season – and now they know to save Monday, February 23, and Monday, February 24, for the show's two-night premiere return.

"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill – Better Call Saul _ Season 5 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

The faithful found themselves on the good news / bad vibe coming out of the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press event, with Better Call Saul renewed for a 13-episode sixth-but-final season. Also at TCA, it was confirmed that Dean Norris and Steven Quezada would reprise their roles as DEA agents Hank Schrader and Steven Gomez. In addition, the late Robert Forster's Ed Galbraith aka The Extractor will make an appearance via footage shot during production of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.

"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 4 – Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

Last week, we were treated to our first look at Hank's return -and a whole lot more – in the official trailer for Better Call Saul season 5 – as Jimmy's world begins to take on some very obviousand understandable Breaking Bad vibes. While we have the trailer waiting for you below, make sure to check out the season overview as well as the network's synopsis for the first to episodes – and don't forget the new preview images shared throughout…

https://youtu.be/qLbdg4WM8qc

 

In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill's decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque's legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga tries to survive as Gus Fring's covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with the mercurial and relentless Lalo Salamanca

"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Michael Mando as Nacho Varga – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 3 – Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 1 "Magic Man": Now doing business as "Saul Goodman," Jimmy unveils an unorthodox strategy for client development that tests Kim's tolerance of his new legal persona. Lalo searches for the mysterious "Michael," only to discover a problem within his own operation. Written by Peter Gould and directed by Bronwen Hughes.

"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 2 "50% Off": Jimmy's promotional stunt has unintended consequences. Nacho takes extreme measures to earn Lalo's trust. "Saul" is a success at the courthouse, but still has yet to win Kim over. Simmering with rage and self-loathing, Mike loses his temper. Written by Alison Tatlock and directed by Norberto Barba.

"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Mark Margolis as Hector Salamanca, Tony Dalton as Lalo – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television
"Better Call Saul" Season 5: New Preview Images, 2-Ep Season Premiere Overviews Released
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Juliet Donenfeld as Kaylee – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television
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Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Televisio
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Bob Odenkirk as Gene – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 1 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television
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Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television
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Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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